First Thing, Daily Maverick's flagship newsletter

Join the 230 000 South Africans who read First Thing newsletter.

Landslide engulfs houses after downpour

Defend Truth

Landslide engulfs houses after downpour

Seven schoolchildren were among some 20 people killed in a landslide in Tanzania after torrential rains triggered a flash flood in Kilimanjaro province. A four-day deluge brought down the side of a mountain, after drought had ravaged the area for the past two years. The regional commissioner said the torrent of mud hit a number of houses. Read more: BBC

Gallery

Please peer review 3 community comments before your comment can be posted